Project Manager

Job Description

Are you ready to make your mark in Western Canada’s construction industry? Do you have what it takes to contribute to an exciting, well-established construction organization? Have you been waiting for an opportunity to use all of your skills and experiences you have acquired and put them to use?

Keller Construction Ltd., one of Western Canada’s leading construction companies, is looking for a Project Manager to join their team. This will be a great career challenge, will take someone who is truly passionate about project management in commercial construction and is ready to teach, grow and make an impact.

We are looking for individuals that approach work with the following core values

Elevate Safety – We don’t just demonstrate safety, we define it daily

Lead to Succeed –We lead the industry and our company through our dedication to doing good work and sharing our knowledge with others

Take Care – We are the best when we demonstrate care for our clients, each other and our community

Make the Team – Being part of the team is about more than showing up; it is contributing and working for successful outcomes

Be Professional – We all play a role in the positive image we portray and how we are perceived

Job Purpose:

The successful Project Manager will be ultimately responsible for growing the revenue and profit of the organization through the full cycle of implementation to completion on all commercial or petroleum projects, ensuring that they are completed safely, on time, and within budget according to the contract, specifications and scope of work. This role is a critical contributor to the success of the organization.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to complete projects on schedule and make the projects profitable
  • Manage and organize daily operations, prepare construction schedules and monitoring progress
  • Prepare detailed job cost and accurate forecasting reports
  • Prepare and submit construction project budget estimates, contracts, change orders, RFI’s
  • Build and maintain direct relationships with Owners and associated trade contractors and suppliers
  • Interpret and manage contractual obligations
  • Lead meetings with trade subcontractors and superintendents to discuss progress, obstacles, and solutions and hold the parties accountable for results
  • Implement policies and procedures for quality control with a focus on continuous improvement

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Proven history of increasing scale Project Management experience in the commercial construction industry with profitable results, preferably in the Edmonton region
  • Proven experience managing projects into the $20M range
  • Demonstrable knowledge of safety procedures and ability to implement onsite
  • Experience in reading and interpreting contract requirements
  • Computer skills and experience with relevant scheduling, planning and cost control software
  • Post-Secondary education in a relevant discipline